Show #3270 - Friday, November 20, 1998

1998 Teen Reunion Tournament final.
From the Wang Center for the Performing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.


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Eric Newhouse, a public policy coordinator from Sioux City, Iowa

Chris Capozzola, a graduate student from Washington, D.C.

David Javerbaum, a Harvard graduate whose musical was produced off-Broadway originally from Maplewood, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Centuries before Columbus, these people encountered Native Americans & called them skraelings
    $100 26
It's his portrayal of the Mummy that was used on the U.S. stamp seen here
    $100 24
Usually you begin this game by asking, "Animal, vegetable or mineral?"
    $100 1
"I never doubted myself", this Chicago Bulls star said after his title-winning jump shot in 1998
    $100 29
Thick fur & a layer of blubber keep this northernmost species warm
    $100 7
Stocks not listed on exchanges are said to be sold this way, like nonprescription drugs
    $200 3
Around 9000 B.C., herds of these large wild cattle dramatically increased & became a major food source
    $200 27
"The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb" is a top-seller in this kids' book series
    $200 25
At arrival or departure, this "salute" is fired for a U.S. president or a visiting head of state
    $200 8
In 1991 Scottie Pippen's defense on Magic Johnson helped the Bulls beat this team for their first title
    $200 30
Bears' dormancy in this season isn't true hibernation, as their body temperature doesn't drop
    $200 12
These open-end investment "funds" began in the U.S. in the 1920s & now hold over $5 trillion
    DD: $500 4
The name of this light axe used as both weapon & tool comes from the proto-Algonquin for "to cut off"
    $300 23
Ancient Egyptians worshipped these animals & now their "scans" are used to study mummies
    $300 15
It's the numerical designation for normal visual acuity
    $300 9
This colorful rebounding champ was an airport janitor when he began playing organized basketball
    $300 28
The sloth bear is also called this "bear", after the food it & Pooh both crave
    $300 20
Known as S&P, it tracks the market with reports, guides & indices
    $400 5
In the 1100s the Awatovi Pueblos near what is now Tuba City in this state housed 1,000 people in 1,300 rooms
    $400 14
In the movies, 9 tana leaves have the power to do this
    $400 11
To the closest mile, it's the length of an Olympic marathon
    $400 16
John Paxson clinched the title for the Bulls in 1993 with one of these shots instituted in the 1979-'80 season
    $400 19
The "clan of" this animal, Ursus speleaus, became extinct about 10,000 years ago
    $400 21
This printing term refers to funds deposited with a broker to protect the broker against loss
    $500 6
The Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga & Seneca tribes made up this "League" founded around 1450
    $500 13
In 1994 the Royal Mummy Room in this city's Egyptian Museum was reopened after 13 years
    $500 10
As Captain Kirk could tell you, the original "Star Trek" TV series was set in this century
    $500 17
Artis Gilmore, a star at this position, twice started the All-Star Game against Kareem
    $500 18
This species is named for its distinctive markings
    $500 22
Short for "long-term equity anticipation securities", or what distraught investors took in the 1929 crash

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

David Chris Eric
$1,100 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Chris Eric
$1,700 $2,100 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Keep in mind that each correct response will begin with that letter.)
    $200 3
Zane Grey's ancestor Betty Zane helped save Fort Henry, now the site of this state's city of Wheeling
    $200 6
In this film Debra Winger gets to have a fling with John Lithgow before she dies
    $200 13
"So rested he by the tumtum tree, and stood awhile in thought" is a line from his "Jabberwocky"
    $200 17
In 1999 this will resume its rightful position as 9th planet from the Sun
    $400 4
Its state fair is held in Columbia
    $400 26
Stephen Hopkins, more recently "Lost in Space", directed the fifth installment of this Freddy Krueger series
    $400 27
This measure is used for radioactive decay because the time for all atoms to break down is unknowable
    $400 15
He wrote "Tree at My Window" a few years after "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
    $400 18
Ling-Ling was a famous one
    DD: $3,100 25
(Hey, what's happening? I'm Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray. The answer is…) While touring in 1996, we played with Johnny Rotten & this group who had reunited
    $600 22
On this Maryland site, during the bloodiest Civil War battle, Commissary Sgt. William McKinley served coffee
    $600 8
In a 1985 spy movie, Timothy Hutton was "The Falcon" & Sean Penn was this cohort
    DD: $2,300 20
It's the study of the nature & behavior of light, & also the title of an Isaac Newton treatise
    $600 16
"O my palm-tree…rustle thy boughs and set thy trunk all bare", she wrote in "Sonnets from the Portuguese"
    $600 14
Holiday for matzo, matzo men
    $800 24
Frank Sinatra brokered the reconciliation of these 2 on the 1976 Muscular Dystrophy Telethon
    $800 21
Mary Pickford, Pearl White & Theda Bara were among those who made movies in Fort Lee in this state
    $800 7
She was a sultry 16 when she starred in the 1981 romance "Endless Love"
    $800 19
In present-day accelerators, particles reach energies of over 1 trillion eV, this unit
    $800 2
It was George Pope Morris who wrote, "Woodman," do this! "Touch not a single bough!"
    $800 10
The tine of a fork, or the point of an antler
    $1000 23
East met West with this country's October 3, 1990 reunion
    $1000 12
With Raleigh & Durham, it forms North Carolina's "Research Triangle"
    $1000 5
Philip K. Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" inspired this movie with Harrison Ford as an android hunter
    $1000 11
Also heard in economics, it's the property of a solid forced out of shape, then returning to its original form
    $1000 1
Longfellow poem that begins in "The forest primeval" where "hemlocks… stand like Druids of eld"
    $1000 9
This "soup" didn't start your meal, it started you & all life on Earth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Chris Eric
$7,400 $6,300 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At the time of his 1902 nomination to the Supreme Court, he was Chief Justice of Massachusetts

Final scores:

David Chris Eric
$2,199 $0 $14,801
1st runner-up: $15,000 + University Games' "Game of the Year" + Tigris Pyramid + Movana 2nd runner-up: $10,000 + University Games' "Game of the Year" + Tigris Pyramid + Movana Tournament champion: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Chris Eric
$5,500 $6,300 $5,500
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1998-09-19
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